Why Young People Need Global Education

The 21st century brings with it unprecedented global uncertainty, interconnectedness, and unimaginable opportunity. Yet many students in the United States and around the world complete their formal education with insufficient tools to navigate this new world. This session examines some of the foundational skills, acquired through traditional and innovative means, that young people need to make sense of the world around them and drive forward in business, foreign policy, and our increasingly diverse communities.

Festival: Aspen Ideas 2017

Watch and Listen: World

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Never before have we seen such an explosion of interest in our food--what's in it, who produced it, where it came... See more
The internet changes lives, but only 3.2 billion people are online. What will it take to connect the next billion, and... See more
While the public once considered the digital world merely a space for communication and information access, perhaps we... See more
China’s economy is slowing and the world has no choice but to pay attention. And in Beijing, Xi Jinping’s... See more
One in nine people on Earth does not get enough food to lead a healthy, active life. Entrepreneurs, policymakers, and... See more

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